Mind the Gap

Over at his blog Science, Reason, and Critical Thinking, Crispian Jago presents a "subway map" of modern scientific achievements, or as he puts it, "500 Years of science, reason, and critical thinking via the medium of gross over-simplification, dodgy demarcation, glaring omission and a very tiny font." (Be sure to open the full-size image in a new window and zoom in to appreciate the detail.) Check out the teal line — the route that maps achievements in microbiology, neurology, and medicine — an

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